Kolkata: Within 24-hours of two teenage boys being crushed to death at Ultadanga, three more people have lost their lives in separate accidents in the city.
The latest accidents took place near Minto Park on AJC Bose Road and at Muchibazar at Ultadanga.
Three youths on a scooter were racing with a few motorcycles from Ekbalpur towards Moulali when they lost control near Minto Park around 10.30 Tuesday night. Two of them ~ Md Sahil Khan (20) and Md Ubed Hussain (18) ~ died on the spot; the third one is hospitalised with critical injuries.
Police said that none of the three youths were putting on helmets and they were speeding down on the scooter at 100 kmph.
A little later after this accident, some 8 km away at Muchibazar at Ultadang in northeast Kolkata, a speeding car mowed dead a youth and sped away. The youth was crossing over the road when the accident occurred.
On 25 June night, two teenage boys were crushed to death by a private bus close to the same spot.